Taking a page from the retail industry, many animal shelters are holding special Black Friday adoption events.
If you’ve been thinking about bringing home a dog, cat, rabbit or guinea pig for the holidays, head to your local animal shelter today. Some of the participating shelters are reducing or waiving adoption fees for black-furred animals, and others are discounting their fees on all adoptable pets.
Here are just some of this year’s Black Friday adoption events – if you don’t see one near you on this list, contact your local shelters and rescue groups and ask about their special adoption events and ongoing adoption programs.
Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton, New York: “Black Friday & Cyber Monday Adoption Event” to feature black pets available for adoption with the hopes that these often overlooked pets find a forever home in time for the holidays. Adoption fees will be reduced, a year of shots is included, and all pets are spayed/neutered and microchipped.
Maryland SPCA in Baltimore: Black Friday Adoption Event: Doorbuster savings for priceless pets! Adoption fees waived on Friday, November 28 at the Falls Road adoption center, for any pet with black fur!
Pennsylvania SPCA in Philadelphia: Adoption Event Friday, November 28, 2014 – Saturday, November 29, featuring 75% off adoption fees for all black furred animals and 60% off for all other adoptable animals.
Broward County Animal Care and the Humane Society of Broward County, Florida: Adopt a new best friend during the “Name Your Price Pet Adoption Event” on Friday, November 28. “Door Buster” specials begin at both shelters at 9:30 a.m., during which time fees will be waived on select pets from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Following the “Door Buster” deals, adopters will be able to name their own price for any pet over the age of 5 months at both shelters.
Humane Society of Tampa Bay, Florida: “Doorbuster” sale with 75 percent off on all pet adoptions on Friday, November 28, from noon until 2 pm. All adoptables have been vaccinated, health-checked, de-wormed, de-fleaed, microchipped and spayed or neutered prior to adoption. Pets who are at least four months of age also get a rabies vaccine. The Black Friday adoption event includes not just dogs and cats, but also rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, gerbils and hamsters.
Kentucky Humane Society in Louisville, Kentucky: “Bark-tastic” Black Friday special – adoption fees waived on Friday, November 28 for black or mostly black dogs (one year and older) and cats (four months and older). Adopters are encouraged to view all adoptable dogs and cats online and to come meet some of these black beauties at KHS’ 9 adoption sites.
Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, Indiana: Share the Love Subaru Black Friday Annual Adoption Event with $10 adoptions on Friday, November 28th from 11 am to 3 pm. All adoptions include spay or neuter surgery, pet microchip, and first distemper combination vaccine, plus local veterinary clinics donate the first wellness exam. Come out and show your support and drop in to find your forever friend at Animal Care & Control.
Idaho Humane Society in Boise: Door-Bustin Black Friday Pet Adoption Specials – Reduced adoption fees at the IHS Shelter on Friday, November 28 – 50% off between 8:00 am and noon, then 25% off between 12:01 pm and 6:00 pm closing, PLUS reduced adoptions fees at the IHS PetSmart Adoption Center – 50% off between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm and 25% off from 2:00 pm to 8 pm. All companion animals are spayed or neutered; protected with an identification microchip; and they’ve received their initial round of vaccinations.
Seattle Humane Society, Washington: Black Cat Friday - Skip the malls and adopt a black cat or kitten on Friday, November 28! For one day only adoption fees are waived on every black, black-speckled, black-spotted, and black-striped cat or kitten.
Placer SPCA in Roseville, California: Enjoy 14 hours of Black Friday adoption fee specials. Doorbuster deals start at 4:00 am!
The Animal Foundation in Las Vegas, Nevada: Black Friday Blowout - Adopt a furry (or not so furry) friend for your family and receive a lifetime of happiness — for free! Adoption fees waived for ALL animals (ALL ages) both Animal Foundation adoption locations from Friday November 28 through Sunday November 30!
Pima County Animal Care Center, Arizona: Black Friday free adoption celebration on Friday, November 28 from 10 am to 2 pm. Dogs and cats will be available for adoption and regular November adoption fee of $30 will be waived.
PetravelR™ thinks Black Friday is a great day to a homeless animal a part of your family!